Loss and damage is the human side of a contentious issue that will likely dominate climate negotiations in Egypt. Photo: AP/File
Loss and damage is the human side of a contentious issue that will likely dominate climate negotiations in Egypt. Photo: AP/File

COP27: UN climate summit applauds historic ‘loss and damage’ fund, but disappointed emissions deal

  • Negotiators approved a deal to create a fund for compensating poor nations that are victims of extreme weather worsened by rich countries’ carbon pollution
  • New agreement does not increase calls for reducing emissions, but retains goal of limiting warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius over pre-industrial times

Loss and damage is the human side of a contentious issue that will likely dominate climate negotiations in Egypt. Photo: AP/File
Loss and damage is the human side of a contentious issue that will likely dominate climate negotiations in Egypt. Photo: AP/File
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